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§ 805-a. Certain action prohibited. 1. No municipal officer or
employee shall: a. directly or indirectly, solicit any gift, or accept
or receive any gift having a value of seventy-five dollars or more,
whether in the form of money, service, loan, travel, entertainment,
hospitality, thing or promise, or in any other form, under circumstances
in which it could reasonably be inferred that the gift was intended to
influence him, or could reasonably be expected to influence him, in the
performance of his official duties or was intended as a reward for any
official action on his part;
b. disclose confidential information acquired by him in the course of
his official duties or use such information to further his personal
interests;
c. receive, or enter into any agreement, express or implied, for
compensation for services to be rendered in relation to any matter
before any municipal agency of which he is an officer, member or
employee or of any municipal agency over which he has jurisdiction or to
which he has the power to appoint any member, officer or employee; or
d. receive, or enter into any agreement, express or implied, for
compensation for services to be rendered in relation to any matter
before any agency of his municipality, whereby his compensation is to be
dependent or contingent upon any action by such agency with respect to
such matter, provided that this paragraph shall not prohibit the fixing
at any time of fees based upon the reasonable value of the services
rendered.
2. In addition to any penalty contained in any other provision of law,
any person who shall knowingly and intentionally violate this section
may be fined, suspended or removed from office or employment in the
manner provided by law.

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